VBScript to display current power plan

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VBScript to display current power plan

Post by jwaldchen »

I am trying to display CURRENT POWER PLAN in an HTA using VBscript. Here is the Powershell equivalent of what I am looking to output and the VB that I am trying so far. No errors in VBS but no output. Having trouble adding namespace to the wmi var. I have a similar script that is working (below) that pulls Serial Number from default namespace .Any help would be great.

Get-CimInstance -classname Win32_PowerPlan -Namespace "root\cimv2\power" | select-object -expandproperty Elementname

function powerprofile() {
var powerprofile = "";
var wmi = GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}r");
e = new Enumerator(wmi.ExecQuery("SELECT * FROM Win32_PowerPlan WHERE IsActive = TRUE"));
for(; !e.atEnd(); e.moveNext()) {
var s = e.item();
powerprofile = s.ElementName;
return powerprofile

/* Global variables */
var power = powerprofile();

<script type="text/javascript"> document.write(power);</script>

function serialNumber() {
var serialNumber = "";
var wmi = GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}");
e = new Enumerator(wmi.ExecQuery("SELECT * FROM Win32_BIOS"));
for(; !e.atEnd(); e.moveNext()) {
var s = e.item();
serialNumber = s.SerialNumber;
return serialNumber
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Simon Sheppard
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Re: VBScript to display current power plan

Post by Simon Sheppard »

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var wmi = GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}r");
it looks like you have an extra 'r' at the end of the line.

Also try running it with cscript.exe to see if that works before wrapping it into an HTA.
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